• TN-China Network Blog


    Trade and Economic Experts to Discuss Implications of US-China Trade Tensions in Memphis Sept 10

          Greater Memphis Chamber and TN-China Network invite you to   China Business Experts Roundtable: Implications of US-China Trade Tensions   Monday, September 10, 2018 3:30 – 6:00 pm CT Registration: 3:30 – 4:00 pm Roundtable: 4:00 – 5:30 pm Networking Reception: 5:30 – 6:00 pm   Memphis Bioworks Auditorium, 20 South Dudley […]

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    Chinese Minister Counselor for Economic and Commercial Affairs Speaks in Nashville

      On June 28, 2018, the Chinese Embassy’s Economic and Commercial Minister Counselor Tian Deyou spoke in Nashville about the US-China relationship. Following a brief presentation, Minister Counselor Tian and moderator John Scannapieco of Baker Donelson took questions from the audience. The event was co-hosted by the Nashville Chamber International Business Council, Baker Donelson, the TN-China […]

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    Chinese Economic and Commercial Minister Tian Deyou to Speak at Breakfast in Nashville

                     You’re Invited to a Conversation on the US-China Business Relationship with   Economic and Commercial Minister Counselor Tian Deyou of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the United States   Presented by the Nashville Chamber International Business Council, Baker Donelson, the TN-China Network (TNCN), […]

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    Rhodium Publishes Reports on US-China Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Trends

    On April 10, 2018, Rhodium Group and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations published two reports on US-China foreign direct investment trends. The report entitled “Two-Way Street: 2018 Update US-China Direct Investment Trends” reviews the bilateral FDI trends between the US and China, and discusses the anticipated outcomes of these trends, while “New Neighbors 2018 […]

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    TNCN and Lipscomb University Hosted China Business Experts Roundtable April 4

      On April 4, 2018, over 35 business people, academics, and China experts attended the China Business Experts Roundtable in Nashville, hosted by TN-China Network and Lipscomb University College of Business. The panel of below experts traveled from Tennessee, Chicago, Charlotte, and California to answer attendee questions and share their insights: Andy Borchers, Professor of […]

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    Over 40 Attend TNCN-Nashville IBC Event on China’s 19th Party Congress Nov 28

      On November 28, 2017, the Nashville-Area Chamber of Commerce International Business Council (IBC), Baker Donelson, and TN-China Network held an event on China’s 19th National Party Congress, including a presentation and an open discussion on the business outcomes and implications. Speakers included: Jake Laband, Deputy Director, US-China Business Council-Beijing Office (USCBC) John Scannapieco, Shareholder & C0-Leader, […]

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    Join TNCN and Nashville IBC for Discussion on Business Implications of China’s Party Congress

               China’s 19th Party Congress: Outcomes and Implications for Business Tuesday, November 28, 2017 8:30 – 10 a.m. CT Baker Donelson 211 Commerce Street – Event Center, 1st floor, Nashville, TN 37201   The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China ended on October 25th, resulting in President Xi formally […]

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    TNCN Luncheon with Director of Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office June 12

    A Luncheon Discussion with Steve Barclay Director of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in New York   Hong Kong Under Chinese Sovereignty – Success or Failure?   Monday, June 12 11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT Frost Brown Todd Law Firm The Pinnacle at Symphony Place, 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1900 Nashville, […]

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    TNCN Discusses Impact on Tennessee of Potential Trade Restrictions

    On April 7, 2017, TN-China Network’s Executive Director Elizabeth Rowland was quoted in the Chattanooga Times Free Press discussing the impact of potential trade restrictions: “But if there were increased restriction on imports, Tennessee consumers and all U.S. consumers would see a dramatic increase in prices that would impact everyone’s wallet,” she said. “I don’t […]

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    Rhodium: Record Deal Making in 2016 Pushes Cumulative Chinese FDI in the US above $100 billion

    On December 30, 2016, Rhodium Group published their annual report analyzing Chinese investment in the US over the past year. Chinese companies invested a record $45.6 billion in the US economy in 2016. This is triple the amount we recorded for 2015 and a tenfold increase of annual investment just five years ago. Acquisitions account for the […]

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